DGFT Notifications

Advance Authorization Scheme

DGFT - Advance authorization is an order issued to endorse the import of duty-free inputs which are physically integrated into the export product. Its provisions extend to fuel, oil, energy, and catalysts which are consumed or utilized to obtain export products. This article looks at the regulations connected with Advance Authorization Scheme. W...

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DGFT & CBIC: The ugly face of corrupt practices- 6th Story

DGFT - There is no educational institution, which taught you to cheat therefore I fail to understand that where did the Indian bureaucracy learn to cheat the citizens. Further, the way systemic corruption pervades the complete system is mind boggling. To me, this is most despicable & disgusting feature of the Indian bureaucracy & every I...

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Self write offs of unrealized export bills

DGFT - An exporter who has not been able to realize the outstanding export dues despite best efforts, may either self-write-off or approach the AD, who had handled the relevant shipping documents, with appropriate supporting documentary evidence. The limits prescribed for write-offs of unrealized export bills are as under: Self-write-off by an e...

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Advance Authorisation Scheme- FAQs

DGFT - Advance Authorization (earlier known as Advance License) is input duties neutralization scheme under the Foreign Trade Policy (‘FTP’) intended to reduce working capital requirements for exporters. Advance Authorisation is issued to allow duty free import of input, which is physically incorporated in export product (making normal allow...

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Key Features Export Promotion Schemes – Under DGFT

DGFT - Export promotion schemes under Foreign Trade Policy provides promotional measures to boost India’s exports with the objective to offset infrastructural inefficiencies and associated costs involved to provide exporters a level playing field. The Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India is the overall in-charge of Foreign ...

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Upload all Adjudication/Appellate Orders on website of respective Zones: DGFT to RA’s:

DGFT - DGFT Authorities have instructed all RA’s to upload all the Adjudication/Appellate Orders passed by them on the website of the respective Zones. Instances have come to the notice of DGFT where such Orders are not being regularly uploaded by the concerned Zonal offices. A need has been felt to have a system to have all such […]...

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DGFT has to Evolve from a Regulator to Facilitator – Suresh Prabhu

DGFT - A two-day meeting of port officers organized by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), of the Department of Commerce, ended today in New Delhi. The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu, addressed the regional officers from different parts of the country and urged them to reorient their th...

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Govt increases MEIS Rate by 2% for labour intensive MSME sectors

DGFT - While restoring the benefits under the export promotion schemes of duty free imports under Advanced Authorization, Export Promotion Capital Goods and 100% Export Oriented Units and thus resolving the problem of blocked working capital for exporters following the roll out of GST, the FTP review has focused on increasing the incentives for ...

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Highlights of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020- Mid Term Review (December 2017)

DGFT - GST RELATED REFORMS- GST has been launched w.e.f. 1.07.2017. It incorporates zero rating of exports. Taxes will not be exported. On the export of finished goods, there is an option of either obtaining refund of GST paid or getting exemption from payment of GST on submission of Letter of Undertaking/Bond....

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Foreign Trade Procedures 2015-20 (w.e.f. 05.12.2017)

DGFT - DGFT notifies Foreign Trade Procedures 2015-20 (w.e.f. 05.12.2017) which contains the following :- CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION & TRADE FACILITATION 1.01 Notification of Procedure In pursuance of the provisions of paragraph 1.03 of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) hereby notifies the procedure to be f...

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Review Petition admitted as assessments u/s. 158BC & 158BD were completed by same officer

Commissioner of Income-tax Vs Dr. T.M. Kuriachan (Kerala High Court) - If the claim of the Revenue that both the assessments were completed by the same officer one under s. 158BC and the other under s. 158BD is correct, then certainly the review has to be allowed as Manish Maheshwari's case (supra) has no application. We, therefore, allow the review petition by recalli...

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Process for filing online Application for export authorisation of restricted items (Non-SCOM ET)

Trade Notice No. 50/2018-19 - (18/03/2019) - To avoid any delay in grant of export authorizations, it has been decided that w.e.f. 01.04.2019, export authorizations for Restricted items (Non-SCOMET ) shall be issued by the Export Cell, DGFT (Hqrs). The authorizations shall be issued under the signature of FTDO (Non-SCOMET) or any other officia...

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How to obtain online import license for ‘Restricted’ items

Trade Notice No: 49/2015-2020-DGFT - (15/03/2019) - Online facility for obtaining import license for ‘Restricted’ items from 18th March, 2019 (Para 2.50 of Handbook of Procedures, 2015-2020)-regd File No. 01/53/8/AM19/O-5/IC Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade...

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New Online facility for obtaining import license for ‘Restricted’ items

Public Notice No. 79/2015-20 - (15/03/2019) - Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) hereby notifies the revised pro-forma (ANF-2M) for submission of online application for obtaining import license for 'Restricted' items from 18th March, 2019 onwards....

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Consideration of applications for grant of authorization for import of gold dore-reg

Trade Notice No. 48/(2015-2020)-DGFT - (13/03/2019) - New applicants who have obtained NABL Certification are representing for allowing them imports of gold dore for obtaining BIS License. Matter has been discussed with BIS and it has been accordingly decided that new applicants, having NABL certification, will be considered for 1 MT of gold dore for o...

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DGFT Online Module for Filing & Tracking Quality Complaints related to International Trade

Trade Notice No. 47/2015-2020-DGFT - (11/03/2019) - Now an Online module has been created to facilitate filing and tracking of these Quality Complaints/Trade Disputes. It has been decided that with effect from 11/02/2019, all such complaints should be filed online as per the following protocol:...

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Advance Authorization Scheme

Advance authorization is an order issued to endorse the import of duty-free inputs which are physically integrated into the export product. Its provisions extend to fuel, oil, energy, and catalysts which are consumed or utilized to obtain export products. This article looks at the regulations connected with Advance Authorization Scheme. W...

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Process for filing online Application for export authorisation of restricted items (Non-SCOM ET)

Trade Notice No. 50/2018-19 (18/03/2019)

To avoid any delay in grant of export authorizations, it has been decided that w.e.f. 01.04.2019, export authorizations for Restricted items (Non-SCOMET ) shall be issued by the Export Cell, DGFT (Hqrs). The authorizations shall be issued under the signature of FTDO (Non-SCOMET) or any other official designated for the purpose....

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How to obtain online import license for ‘Restricted’ items

Trade Notice No: 49/2015-2020-DGFT (15/03/2019)

Online facility for obtaining import license for ‘Restricted’ items from 18th March, 2019 (Para 2.50 of Handbook of Procedures, 2015-2020)-regd File No. 01/53/8/AM19/O-5/IC Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi Trade Notice No...

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New Online facility for obtaining import license for ‘Restricted’ items

Public Notice No. 79/2015-20 (15/03/2019)

Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) hereby notifies the revised pro-forma (ANF-2M) for submission of online application for obtaining import license for 'Restricted' items from 18th March, 2019 onwards....

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Consideration of applications for grant of authorization for import of gold dore-reg

Trade Notice No. 48/(2015-2020)-DGFT (13/03/2019)

New applicants who have obtained NABL Certification are representing for allowing them imports of gold dore for obtaining BIS License. Matter has been discussed with BIS and it has been accordingly decided that new applicants, having NABL certification, will be considered for 1 MT of gold dore for obtaining BIS License. Subsequently, no f...

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DGFT Online Module for Filing & Tracking Quality Complaints related to International Trade

Trade Notice No. 47/2015-2020-DGFT (11/03/2019)

Now an Online module has been created to facilitate filing and tracking of these Quality Complaints/Trade Disputes. It has been decided that with effect from 11/02/2019, all such complaints should be filed online as per the following protocol:...

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Onetime condonation under EPCG Scheme –Extension till 30.09.2019

Public Notice No. 78/2015-20-DGFT (11/03/2019)

Onetime condonation of time period in respect of obtaining block-wise extension in Export Obligation period under EPCG Scheme. Director General of Foreign Trade in public interest hereby further extends the time of receipt of requests till 30.09.2019 in respect of the above mentioned Public Notices....

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Discontinuation of physical copy of Advanced/EPCG Authorisation – Procurement from SEZs

Policy Circular No. 21/2015-20-DGFT (11/03/2019)

In case of procurement from SEZs, TRA facility shall be operated by RAs of DGFT as outlined below. The request for TRAs from EDI ports to SEZs shall be made to the concerned RA....

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Flat-rolled products of stainless steel cannot be imported under Advance Authorizations

Public Notice No. 77 of 2015-2020 (06/03/2019)

Import of Flat-rolled products of stainless steel covered under ITC (HS) Codes: 7219 or 7220 under Advance Authorisation stands deleted from Appendix 4J....

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DGFT & CBIC: The ugly face of corrupt practices- 6th Story

There is no educational institution, which taught you to cheat therefore I fail to understand that where did the Indian bureaucracy learn to cheat the citizens. Further, the way systemic corruption pervades the complete system is mind boggling. To me, this is most despicable & disgusting feature of the Indian bureaucracy & every I...

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